Hurricane Florence Release #2

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 4:00:00 PM Categories: emergency management Flood hurricane park recycling sanitation trash Yard Debris

4 p.m. Sept. 12, 2018


The offices of City of Sumter and Sumter County Government will be closed Thursday, Sept. 13 and Friday, Sept. 14 due to Hurricane Florence.


We are anticipating a return to a normal schedule at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 17.


  • All City of Sumter Sanitation Services (garbage, recycling and debris) are cancelled for Friday, September 9/14 (services are expected to resume on Monday, September 9/17. 
  • City of Sumter Commercial Sanitation Services are cancelled for Saturday, 9/15 (services are expected to resume on Monday, September 9/17).
  • All City parks will be closed starting tomorrow until further notice.
  • Mayewood Middle School at 4300 East Brewington Road has been opened to serve as a shelter. The American Red Cross and the S.C. Department of Social Services are in charge of the shelter and pets are not allowed.


Please visit the City of Sumter’s web page about the storm:


Sumter County’s page can be found here:


Periodic updates will be forthcoming.